Category: Features

Bear sightings in the area

In the spring of 2019, ARHS senior Zora Dallmann was hiking in the woods near her house with her cousin when she came across a baby bear. Dallmann’s cousin is from Arizona so she...

Bringing love to the AAC

Chantelle Brigham-McMillan, new to ARHS last year, is an always-friendly face in the Academic Achievement Center.  Brigham-McMillan, who lives in Northfield and drives an hour to work every day, is an Americorps/Dial Self employee...

Athletic Director Victoria Stewart

This summer, Rich Ferro resigned as the ARHS and ARMS athletic director, a position he’d held since 2012, and took on his former role as a science teacher at ARMS. Luckily, ARHS, UMass Amherst,...

Deidre Cuffee-Gray brings a new vision

Myra Ross left big shoes to fill when she retired after 20 years of college counseling, but ARHS lucked out with a vibrant, experienced, and multi-talented new college and career advisor, Deidre Cuffee-Gray.  Cuffee-Gray...

Chemistry: cooler as you go

Evan Mahnken is enjoying his new home in Amherst. “I like it out here, I really do,” said Mahnken. “I like the idea of living where my commute to work could be ten minutes.” ...

Azrilyan honored to teach here

Between finding her Intentional Living community in Shutesbury, being close to her friends and family in Boston and New York City, and landing her brand new ELL teaching job at ARHS, Alla Azrilyan gushed...